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Metropolitan Museum Launches New Website

Metropolitan Museum Launches Expanded, Redesigned Website, Providing Unprecedented Access to Collections, Programs, Research, and Visitor Information

 

New Features Include Gallery Overviews, Interactive Floor Plan, and Suggested Itineraries for Planning Museum Visits

(New York, September 26, 2011)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art has relaunched its website, http://www.metmuseum.org/, it was announced today by Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of the Museum. Key features of the expanded and redesigned site include comprehensive access to more than 340,000 works of art in the Museum’s encyclopedic collections; extensive information and multimedia features on exhibitions, programs, and galleries; a completely new and streamlined design for greater ease of viewing the vast array of images, resources, and other material now online; and an interactive floor plan and multiple itineraries to enhance in-person visits to the Museum. The new website, which has been in preparation for three years, originally launched in 1996 and has not been thoroughly updated since 2000. Read more

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